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Protests broke out in a number of U.S. cities following the decision on Monday by a grand jury not to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in the shooting death of a black teenager.
The few global suppliers are ramping up production, but they are still straining to meet demand, especially since anxiety has risen in the U.S.
A grand jury declined to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, sparking renewed unrest in Ferguson Mo., which became a national flash point over race and justice during weeks of turmoil this summer.
President Obama announced Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will step down from his position, marking a major realignment in leadership amid multiple military challenges.
Peaceful protests in Ferguson, Mo., gave way to looting and arson in the wake of a grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer in the summer shooting of an unarmed black teenager.
World powers failed to reach a nuclear agreement with Iran and extended talks for seven months, exposing deep divides between the sides and putting the diplomatic effort at risk from domestic discord in the nations involved.
Police are rarely charged criminally for on-duty shootings, but law-enforcement officials and critics differ on whether this should be the case.
Capital Journal: The defense secretary’s job was to help complete the exit from Middle East wars. But with Obama now considering re-entering conflicts there, that helps explains why he will be exiting his job prematurely, Gerald F. Seib writes.
Barack Obama called for peaceful protests and a restrained response from law enforcement on after a grand jury declined to indict a police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo.